Category: Bill Moyers

A Timeline: Michael Flynn, Russia and the Trump Administration

The Trump-Russia investigation has reached a historic and defining moment. Former national security adviser Michael Flynn was an early and enthusiastic Trump supporter who remained a constant presence in Trump’s inner circle from the summer of 2015 to his resignation on Feb. 13, 2017. Continue reading The post A Timeline: Michael Flynn, Russia and the …

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A Timeline: Everything We Know About the Comey Firing

Of all the events in our Trump-Russia Timeline, perhaps none has been more controversial than the president’s dismissal of James Comey as director of the FBI, a move many believe is an obstruction of justice. Continue reading The post A Timeline: Everything We Know About the Comey Firing appeared first on BillMoyers.com. BillMoyers.com

A Timeline: Everything We Know About Kushner’s Role in the Russia Mess

The son-in-law also rises: President Trump has given his daughter Ivanka’s husband Jared Kushner an enormous portfolio of responsibility for everything from to the opioid crisis and veterans’ care to brokering peace in the Middle East. Continue reading The post A Timeline: Everything We Know About Kushner’s Role in the Russia Mess appeared first on …

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Enabling a Dangerous President: The Jared Kushner Timeline

Jared Kushner (JD/MBA, NYU, ’07) has a law degree from one of the finest universities in the country. He understands the threat that Trump’s words and deeds pose to democracy and the rule of law, but he has been in close proximity to Trump scandals that threaten both. He is a man of few public …

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A Timeline: Everything We Know About Paul Manafort’s Ties to Russia

A look at the business dealings, influence and federal investigation into Trump’s former campaign manager, who, along with a business associate, is the first person to be indicted in Robert Mueller’s investigation. Manafort managed the campaign during a crucial five-month stretch during which Trump secured the Republican presidential nomination, but departed amid allegations that he …

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A Timeline: Everything We Know So Far About the Comey Firing (in One Place)

The speed and magnitude of last week’s developments relating to the Trump/Russia Timeline has been historic and stunning. Continue reading The post A Timeline: Everything We Know So Far About the Comey Firing (in One Place) appeared first on BillMoyers.com. BillMoyers.com

Want to Share Your Abortion Story? Here Are Some Tips

If you’re moved to share your story after hearing the powerful stories in #NoChoice, there are several issues to consider. Continue reading The post Want to Share Your Abortion Story? Here Are Some Tips appeared first on BillMoyers.com. BillMoyers.com

All They Want For Christmas Is No New Tax Bill

More than half of all Americans oppose the tax bill. Regardless, Republicans in Congress are rushing to reconcile and vote on the legislation this week. The bill is packed with billions of dollars of tax cuts for wealthy donors and corporations, and promises to raise the deficit by more than $ 1 trillion. Sarah Jaffe …

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Everything That’s Tied Down Is Coming Loose

Our times at last have found their voice, and it belongs to a Pakistani American: Ayad Akhtar. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, his plays revel in the combustions of an America on edge, bursting with excess — too much of everything, from wealth and impoverishment to religion, rage and radicalism, from sad hearts …

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Daily Reads: This Year in Backlash Politics; How The Tax Bill Got Worse

A roundup of stories we’re reading at BillMoyers.com HQ… Continue reading The post Daily Reads: This Year in Backlash Politics; How The Tax Bill Got Worse appeared first on BillMoyers.com. BillMoyers.com